Car insurance

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How can an insurance firm send my beloved BMW to scrap?
After a minor accident, the company said it was a write-off but refused to inspect the damage

Miles Brignall

10, Jan, 2022 @7:00 AM

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‘I returned a hire car two days early – and was charged double’
Mike Howorth hired a vehicle while visiting his dying brother but was penalised for ending the rental too soon

Anna Tims

13, Nov, 2021 @11:00 AM

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Not in our holiday Budget: £500 bill for 10 days’ car rental insurance
The cost was more than two flights and the actual car hire

Anna Tims

15, Sep, 2021 @7:30 AM

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LV= increased my car insurance premium but I’m driving less
The insurer’s renewal quote increased by 17.5% without any explanation at all

Miles Brignall

13, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How to avoid insurance premium increases as lockdown ends
Loyal customers face price rises of up to 50% when they try to renew their cover, and yet more pain looks likely in future

Shane Hickey

11, Jul, 2021 @8:00 AM

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Car insurer Brightside penalised me for its own mistake
I had renewed my policy and paid, but it insisted it was cancelled and I had to pay £70 more

Anna Tims

17, Jun, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Loyalty penalties on UK car and home insurance to end
People who automatically renew policy are often charged higher premiums than new customers

Hilary Osborne

28, May, 2021 @10:13 AM

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How do I get my car insurer to reveal the secrets of its black box?
Scores baffle us but we can’t find out how they arrived at them

Anna Tims

27, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘The cost is terrifying’: why some young people are putting off learning to drive
Covid has put the brakes on driving, while the price of lessons and insurance can be enormous

Qais Hussain

22, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Electric car insurance in UK ‘is £45 less than for petrol or diesel vehicle’
Comparethemarket.com analysis shows electric car drivers were charged an average of £566

Hilary Osborne

08, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Surge in UK catalytic converter theft continues despite Covid lockdowns
Car insurer Admiral reports 44% jump in claims last year, with average cost more than £1,500

Miles Brignall

26, Apr, 2021 @12:25 PM

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First there was Netflix. Now you can subscribe to an electric car
New services mean you can have a greener vehicle on your driveway for little commitment

Miles Brignall

14, Mar, 2021 @9:00 AM

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